Whether you remember them fondly or weren't even alive yet, the s was an interesting decade for the music industry. Who can forget the disco queens and rhinestone cowboys? No matter which genre is your favorite, these popular songs will take you back to a time of hippies, fondue parties and leisure suits and don't forget to check out our guide to unforgettable '60s moments and the hit songs of summer through the years too! This duo made sweet music together despite not always getting along. Their songs could lull you into a meditative trance, and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is a prime example of the magic they made while working as a team. Falling in love is sweet and sappy It perfectly captures that butterflies in the feeling you get when you start to fall for someone. Whoever inspired The Guess Who to write and record this track must have been mortified. The song reached the top of Billboard's Hot chart in and found chart success again decades later with a cover by Lenny Kravitz. This song brings joy to everyone
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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. In honor of Billboard magazine's th anniversary on Nov. One family dominated the Billboard Hot in the '70s: The Gibbs. The three brothers in the Bee Gees landed three of the top 20 hits of the decade, and Andy Gibb -- another brother -- had two more as a solo artist. The Gibb Brothers single-handedly account for 25 percent of the top twenty in the '70s. They didn't start in disco, but they changed with the times, and as a white group embracing the disco sound, they became an unstoppable commercial juggernaut.
The s were when icons were born. With the groundwork for a new sense of aesthetic and personal freedom laid in the swinging 60s, people experimented with their sound, look and entire persona in more and more extreme ways. In London there was punk, with The Sex Pistols and The Clash leading a tribe of pierced, leather-clad young upstarts that stuck two fingers up to the establishment. From somewhere in space landed David Bowie and Marc Bolan — two otherworldly angels at the forefront of glam rock. Quite literally, the act of dance used as a means of social change, a populace implored to boogie its way to freedom. A hell of a lot more fun than a worthy protest folk song, frankly. Rarely has a song so basic sounded so alluring, although the less said about the waitressy video, the better. Songs about sex are very rarely that sexy themselves, falling down either on the side of awkward or icky.
The following artists were featured in top of the chart for the highest total number of weeks during the s. The following songs were featured in top of the chart for the highest total number of weeks during the s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. Rolling Stones. Warner Bros. United Artists.